Samer Khurshid examines whether the rules based international order can clean up KASHMIR, by providing a glimpse into its troubled past, a possible means to resolve the longest crisis of the UN, and encouraging an end to the violence in Kashmir.
How has the recent spate of terror attacks in Afghanistan and Pakistan increased tensions between the two countries to the benefit of terrorists? Farah Bogani explores
Afghanistan’s poppy fields have increased and the nation’s opium production has risen significantly since 2015. Nabil Bhatia breaks down the key transnational opioid trafficking routes, and analyzes joint counternarcotics initiatives aimed at curbing supply.
As emerging economies, India and Pakistan have a lot of potential to engage in beneficial trade. Anthony Galea examines their hostile relationship and what the countries stand to gain from a normalization of relations.
Amidst the rising trend of violence against medical personnel in combat zones, Neil Siviter analyzes the impacts, and what can be done to keep vital aid workers safe on the battlefield.
Hasina’s government must deal with the new challenge of the growing extremism in Bangladesh. The hanging of Salahuddin and Mujahideen last November resulted in violent protests. The rise in political violence in the presence of political divisions would provide international terrorist groups like the Islamic State (IS) opportunity to recruit local people who are disgruntled by their state.